Masters in Criminology in North America

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Criminology

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The topic of criminology is made up of many different focus areas related to law, justice and other social systems. Students who pursue this program may choose to study sex crime, terrorism, migration and transnationalism, capitalism and social justice, public policy or youth crime.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Masters in Criminology in North America 2017. Program Description The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene. Admission Requirements These are in addition to the general admissions requirement at UNE: Bachelor degree with a grade point average of 2.75. Graduation Requirements The graduation requirements for the masters programs are: A general grade point average of 3.0 Approve a comprehensive examination In the case of the Master of Criminal Justice and Research, students may select from the comprehensive examination or research project developed in Criminal Justice. [-]

Master in Criminal Justice

Chicago State University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2017 USA Chicago

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. [+]

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree and the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the social sciences while emphasizing restorative justice, social and economic justice, fairness, community involvement, and public safety. Students in the undergraduate program must complete twelve credit hours of core courses including Introduction to Law, Survey of the Criminal Justice System, and Introduction to Criminology. Students must complete twelve credit hours of required cognates including Essentials of English Grammar, Writing and Editing Nonfiction, Critical Strategies for Writing and Research, Business Writing or Writing Research Papers, and Basic Speech Communication. And students must complete twenty-seven credit hours of electives through which one can focus on law enforcement, law, corrections, probation and parole, counseling and case work, juvenile justice, or criminal justice research. The program culminates with students completing an internship in criminal justice or a service learning practicum in criminal justice. Students who have six months or more work experience in the criminal justice field may elect to write a bachelor paper on some topic in criminal justice. Upon graduation students are especially prepared for careers across the range of criminal justice including criminalists, penologist, FBI agent, Air Marshall, corrections officer, juvenile probation officer, more. Graduates are well prepared for law school as well as to continue their study of criminal justice in graduate school programs leading to the master’s degree or Ph.D. The faculty is multidisciplinary and consists of seven full time... [-]